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Laser Engraving and Cutting

A guide to PPLD's laser engravers/cutters

Laser Engravers / Cutters

There are three lasers available - one at each makerspace location. All three function nearly identically, however 21c's differs slightly from the other two in terms of size and power.

Laser Cutters:

Location

Library 21c

Sand Creek & East

Model

Epilog Helix 24

Epilog Zing 24

Bed size

24"x18"

24"x18"

Max Height

8.5"

7.75"

Power

75 watts

60 watts

Rotary Attachment

Yes

Yes

Resolution (DPI)

75 - 1200

100 - 1000

Weight limit

70 lbs.

50 lbs.

Lifting Weight limit

30 lbs.

25 lbs.

 

File Types:

  • Engraving: .png, .bmp, .tiff, .jpg, .gif, .cdr*, .ai, .ps, .svg (.png is the recommended file type)
  • Cutting: .svg, .ai, .cdr*

* CorelDRAW files (.cdr) can only be used at East Library and Library 21c.

 

Materials: Please see the "Usable Materials" page for which materials can be used with the lasers.